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be california. we want to see what the cutting edge is. most of a still look for california. -- loomost of us still look to california. what governor brown said about the traditional politics is all about taking the thing in making it fresh. to a certain extent, i tried to be a writer in college. i failed miserably. a professor said everything has been set but not everything has been said superbly. even if it had, everything must be said freshly again and again. you have to see a fresh lead to a certain extent. the real issue with -- in terms of asking the president, what are the things that matter most, a bass part of those profits would be invested in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out the
in california making it the 13th state to open the polls early 29 days before the november 6 election. >> early voting exists. the voters can come in and vote early and avoid mad rushes and crowds and waiting to the last minute. >> reporter: it wasn't a mad rush at the alameda county registrar's office in oakland. the only place you can vote early in this. mary came in from pleasanton. she could have voted by mail but tried that last time and her vote didn't count. >> we were away on election day and i had turned in two absentee requests ballots and my husband got his and i didn't get mine. so i didn't get to vote. >> reporter: so this is a ballot for alameda county, the city of berkeley, there's four different cards, there's 39 different things to vote on, there's 93 choices including -- well, here's the man running for mayor who calls himself da mayor and he is nextzachary running wolf and tom bates who is the mayor. 93 separate choices you have to make. so be prepared to spend some time here. >> i have already pretty well made my mind up on the propositions and the candidates. >> reporter: t
. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growers are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. last year's pumpkin weighed 17,000 pounds. the grower took home an $11,000 prize. we talked to some of the contestants and they said there's a lot of work that goes into this, including transporting them. growers pack the pumpkins into their pickup trucks and t
in california and mitt romney in virginia. but both campaigns have their eyes on a new poll that shows the race getting even tighter. >> we begin with abc's tahman bradley in washington this morning. good morning, tahman. >> good morning, paula, good morning, rob. polls show a tighter race after last night's debate. and president obama is bringing up huge cash, in fact, he's back on track to raise more than $1 billion. >> reporter: overnight the stars came out to help president obama. bill clinton and katy perry were among celebrities on hand at a fund-raiser. one of five events expected to raise $10 million. this after mr. obama and democrats raised $181 million last month. the president made a joke last week. >> they just performed flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president's rival, mitt romney is on the stump drawing huge crowds, thousands of accounts in florida. >> you'll have the chance to hear his answers or his nonanswers. now, of course, days later, we're hearing his excuses. >> reporter: a new gallup poll confirms romney picked up momentum af
. >>> and california drivers forced to shell out $5 a gallon and sometimes even more. >> gas prices are up from coast-to-coast but they have hit an all-time high in california. the governor there is scrambling to increase supply but prices are expected to go up more before they finally come down. abc's brandy has the story. >> reporter: california drivers are beyond frustrated. >> i did not get 10 gallons and it's $42. >> as they face a record-breaking gas prices. perhaps prompting thieves who electronically disabled a meter in roseville california and stole nearly 1,000 gallons. >> i don't know. at least those people should go to jail. >> reporter: the spike is thanks to the perfect storm of problems while one plant in richmond was shut down because of a fire, and another plant last week because of problems, and a pipeline also became contaminated and it happened as california prepares to switch from scarce summer grade to winter grade fuel. older refineries are shutting down. >> it's here in california and up in the new england states where there are atphaupl hraez going on and that's why prices ar
states are? california has been mentioned. and the home state of the new york. where are these going to have to be? >> i think new york is very important. florida. there are a lot of seats in florida. you mentioned california. some are not president of battleground states. and then you of some of the battleground states. florida being one. we have some in ohio. and some southwest race is. colorado. a number of important races there as well. again, i think that the good news for democrats is that momentum is building. refining and lot of republicans in congress who are always pretended to be moderates. all of a sudden these hardcore party members of congress are running ads like -- we really want to enter into a bipartisan agreement. we will see. i think the voters will hold them accountable, voting for a very extreme budget plans. >> congressman, chris van hollen, thank you. >> we are back with our two reporters. and the puzzle cliff, what is it? are we going off of it? what's the fiscal cliff are the spending cuts and tax increases that will take effect at the end of the year unless
california voters can cast early ballots. >> a scandal at the vatican, this time, the butler says he did it. the information he took, and the punishment just happened down. >> the political debate that could turn into a two man comedy show, when you can see two familiar faces go head to head on stage. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> pope's butler will serve a 18 month sent for documents. the butler says he leaked the pope's private correspondence out of love for the church and pope. the book reveals that the petty in fighting innages of corruption and homosexual associated with the roman catholic church. >>> closer to hom
spacecraft winding its way through the city, so its final resting place, the california science center. john zarrella and casey wian are covering this story from different vantage points. we'll start with you, john. you're at a staging area where the shuttle is stopping for a public ceremony. some might argue that it seemed like it was at a standstill, going just 2 miles per hour. now it really has stopped, putting the brakes on for this ceremony. >> absolutely. they got here quite a bit early today, ahead of schedule. they've been sitting here a lot longer than they had anticipated and expected. we are at the old forum where the los angeles lakers used to play a little basketball back in the day before they moved. and you know, it gave an opportunity for thousands of people in the englewood area to come out and see the space shuttle. they had a marching band here. they've had music playing. "endeavour" has been sitting there for the better part of an hour. a lot longer than we had anticipated, fredericka. and i am joined by stephanie stillson who works for nasa and has been in charge of pre
to change the law. a california congresswoman is calling for a new law for kids who work in agriculture. stephen stock is back with the story. >> reporter: in a political season where the presidential campaign is gathering all the attention, there is a quiet movement starting on capitol hill right now to change the law governing children working in our fields. but even supporters of that proposed law admit that nothing is likely to happen quickly. and any change faces a tough political opposition. harvest season is pretty much over in california's central valley. only a few grapes and raisins left to pick. most of these migrant warm workers and their families are packing up and moving on. following the crops north to oregon and washington. 3,000 miles away, in the halls of congress, the issue of child labor in agriculture has gained new attention. >> i was shocked. i really do believe this is one of our country's dirty little secrets. >> reporter: that's why, after watching our investigation documenting child labor here in california and in north carolina, los angeles congresswoman luci
across most of california. that's the great news. all of the storm activity pushed well out. 75 in fairfield and livermore. close to 80 in santa rosa, also for santa theresa with 78 and 74 in san jose. the winds drying out for 36 hours out of the north and slightly out of the west as well. that was good enough to give us this kind of warming today, los gatos going from 55 to 70 this afternoon. that was our biggest warming on the map. now let's bring you back to current temperatures. it's kind of mild when you think of where we were earlier this week and livermore and low 70s back into concord and santa rosa. you'll find a bit of haze with this strong wind and in san francisco we are fog free at this hour. we even have a little bit of orange in the sky over the past half hour. maybe an indication of how things will go with the giants. warming trend is still expected for this weekend. high pressure building offshore, not only warmer air associated with it but the slight drying wind out of the north will increase our fire danger a little bit then we'll have 80s in your seven-day fo
. plus it is dirty, filthy gas to the rescue. california will pollute the environment to bring down crippling gas prices. no bicycles and car pools for them. we'll break it all down. >>> how far would you go to earn a buck? not even a host passing out on air can stop qvc from making a sale. we've got the video and the details. even when they say it's not, it is always about money melissa: first let's look at the today's market headlines a grim imf forecast for the global economy sent stocks sliding down 110 points. nasdaq was the day's biggest loser posting its largest loss since june 25th. earnings season starts off on a good foot. alcoa beat estimates on top and bottom line. shares are getting a nice pop after-hours. >>> government is filing a civil suit against wells fargo. they are accused of reckless behavior issuing federally backed loans. shares of wells fargo fell nearly 2%. >>> all right, our top story today, german chancellor angela merkel arrived in greece today and was met with massive protests. some greeks even dressed as nazis to mock the german leader that is so nice.
-span2, eric cantor will square off for the race for california seventh district. it will be on c-span2. >> every generation there are history has worked and sacrificed to leave a better country to their children and grandchildren. we were then spending their money. we are much more spending their money. we are leaving them a mess. it to be very difficult to deal with. if we are that week, just think of who want to come here for. we're seeing our country taking over. we're so we cannot do anything. we are moving in that direction. we have got to start fixing this now. otherwise it is a disaster. we could even lose our country. >> ross perot interviewed by richard wolfe and how it has changed since he ran for president in 1992 and 1996. by his article in today's edition of "usa today" ross perot tonight on c-span at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> of the archdiocese of washington red mass yesterday marking the start of the new term. it is named after the color of the garments help buy the claridge held on the sunday before the court held this. six of the nine attended yesterday's services of st. m
that california's results did not make that survey by the department of labour. california had double-digit unemployment that would have kept it above 8%, basically where it was. this just happens to be a mistake one month before the election. this is totally skewed it. you have to pay attention to networks like yours. they are not going to buy into the partisan democratic rag papers like the times. it is a democratic party organ. host: thank you for the call. newspaper endorsements, do they matter. we will get a look at what to expect tomorrow in the third and final presidential debate. later we will check in with three radio talk show hosts from three key battleground states. we follow that with newsmakers, 7:00 for those on the west coast. our guest is the ranking democrat on the house budget committee. during the conversation, one of the questions that came up, the so-called fiscal cliff, what to expect after the election as the deadline looms. [video clip] >> with respect to the sequester park, the automatic across-the- board cuts that take place on defense, i think there is a pr
unwarranted weakness. ginny in california. >> this is ginny from california calling from california and my partner knows it and he is okay with it. >> thank you so much. >> you have put me through financial school and i have followed you since i took over my own accounts in '08 and i would not have been able to do what i've done without you. >> thank you for subscribing to action alerts. how can i help? >> okay. as an action alerts member i have followed you into many stocks. the one i'm calling about today is one i bought when you said we should all have gold. now you don't mention it anymore. am i wrong about staying in iau? >> you are right. this is another proxy of gold. you are in great shape with that. i think that is about to rally. it has been doing nothing for a while. i thank you for watching the show and those kind words. you made my day. jeff in new jersey. >> hi jim. >> jeff? >> i'm with bonds for you. we do a balanced investing strategy. i just sold am at a profit and i'm looking at gold again. what are your thoughts? >> i get the charts delivered to my door. i have no other
. now, if you're traveling here in california by plane, or you're doing any traveling at all the next seven dwarks have hurricane sandy across the east coast. winds at 75 miles per hour, will be impacting millions of people. right now the storm track does have this parallel to carolinas by sunday. moving up the coastline with a potential landfall on tuesday right near washington, d.c. a slight deviation in that track, and we could have drastically different conditions for a lot of the east coast. and the other thing is the flooding rain, 6 to 13 inches from the carolinas potentially up to new york city. some big weather on the maps 24 evening. well want to join nbc's danielle leigh who is in maryland with the very latest. i'm sure everyone is on edge this hour. danielle? >> they are. here in chesapeake beach, it's empty. they have brought the furniture inside. inside you'll see several empty slips on about the dock. that is because they are moving their boats to safety. people know now is the time to prepare. strong winds, rain, and a rising surf from hurricane sandy are already lashi
't always say the same. the president continues his california campaign swing later today. meanwhile mitt romney is spending the day in virginia where he's set to deliver a major foreign policy speech at the virginia military institute and later he'll attend a rally at "newport news." he drew some of the largest crowds of his campaign. >>> and this week, of course, it is the vice-presidential candidates' turn to face off. one on one the candidates debate. the debate takes place thursday night. our team will be live for the debate and our own martha raddatz will be moderating the event. it all begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on abc. >> now you think the pressure will be on biden even more so to try to compensate for the lack of performance of the president in last week's debate, and this will really be paul ryan's first big debate, and it's kind of like the old guard against the new guard. >> and i think the pressure is mutual. biden, who's gaffe-prone has to be careful he's not going to affect the headlines. paul ryan has to feel a little bit of the pressure that he has to come out
whitford joins me to discuss workers rights in california. share your thoughts on facebook and twitter using #edshow. i'm an expert on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. >>> i found it interesting with a couple weeks until the election, it's amazing how mitt romney would go on the debate stage and basically surrender on foreign policy. it's an interesting tactic of someone who wants to be the leader of the free world. national polls are close, but the electoral map is not so close. here's the latest nbc news battleground map. the blue states are obama and the red states are solid romney. that's 243 electoral votes for president obama. 206 electoral votes for mitt romney. seven battleground states remain. of the seven, if president o
in california. share your thoughts on facebook and twitter using #edshow. [ heart beating, monitor beeping ] woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. >>> i found it interesting with a couple weeks until the election, it's amazing how mitt romney would go on the debate stage and basically surrender on foreign policy. it's an interesting tactic of someone who wants to be the leader of the free world. national polls are close, but the electoral map is not so close. here's the latest nbc news battleground map. the blue states are obama and the red states are solid romney. that's 243 electoral votes for president obama. 206 electoral votes for mitt romney. seven battleground states remain. of the seven, if president obama wins ohio and
the first presidential debate, president obama joked with supporters in california over the weekend, admitting he may not have been at his best in denver. the president took time to criticize mitt romney, going after what he claims is romney's plan for $5 trillion in tax cuts and cuts to pbs to help close the deficits. >> for you moms and kids out there, somebody is cracking down on big bird. cracking down on him. elmo has made a run for the border. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again, but he's bringing the hammer down on sesame street. >> president obama will continue campaigning in california today, with a star studded event in san francisco, including john legend and will.i.am. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney returns to virginia today as he laughs off what looked like an uncomfortable situation in florida. the republican nominee was taking pictures with staff at a restaurant in port st. lucie when one of the staffers wiped romney's face with a napkin. romney can be seen laughing off the situation, but appears to be a little uncomfortable. >>> prepare for a month f
a republican from california, good morning. how affective do think political ads are? caller: think it is about finding a balance between the pacs and the candidates. i have a lot of friends to think the negative ads go too far. when they actually attack the candidate with the facts, i think they are effected. host: looking back at this "new york daily news" story - she's a single mother and one of the undecided voters. neil, fort lauderdale, independent college. caller: i'm not really an independent in view of the silly stuff going on. i fancied myself as a political agnostic. i believe that political campaign ads are effective if one has been in bed. -- inept. one can clearly know when one is being duped. the lady called from florida rick berg -- referred to independents lacking education. there are a lot of independents out there. the reason we are independent is because we will make up our own minds. i thank you for your time. host: about undecided voters? caller: i think the undecided voters are probably those who are dealing with the daily day- to-day stresses and they don't really unders
road trip from los angeles international airport to the california space center in a couple of days. traffic is going to be a mess. >>> cbs moneywatch time now on a friday. two giants try to make a connection. get ready to pay more for a stamp. we have more. >> reporter: asian markets were mixed following more worries about weak corporate earnings. tokyo's nikkei shed a fraction. hang seng added half of a percent. the labor department reported the number of people filing new claims for unemployment declined to the lowest level in 4 1/2 years but the news did little to move the stock market. the dow lost 18 points on thursday. the nasdaq was off two points. a japanese cell phone company wants to buy 70% of struggling sprint-nextel corporation. sprint is the third largest cell phone company in the u.s. it continues to lose high paying subscribers to verizon and at&t. it is valued at about $13 billion. the price of corn jumped 5% on the commodities market and will mean higher prices for meats and other products that contain corn. throughout damaged corn for december delivery finished a
to carry me the rest of the show. >>> in southern california, l.a., could push 100 degrees. warmer than usual in phoenix, at 102. 60s, 70s in the nation's midsection. miami where it should be, 89 degrees. >>> all right, well the navy in thailand, latest group to go gangnam style. a few dozen soldiers do their thing there. >> it took three days for the navy to film and ed it this masterpie masterpiece. the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. >> amazing. >> number one in australia. and the uk. >> it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt about it. >> come on. >> what is it like this? >> like a horsey. >> i'm not doing it. >> you made me do it. instigator over here. coming up the nation and neighbors joining together to give a little boy with cancer a christmas to remember. a story you will remember as well. >>> first, the new national punchline. replacement refs, got a pretty bad rap, we sit down with one who was on the field during the fail mary. you are
big margins and carried states like michigan, ohio, california, in the four suburban counties outside philadelphia, he got 61% of the vote. zeroed out the democratic margin in the city of philadelphia. if you look at over the last 20 years, there's been a democratic trend in the affluent suburbs, and so president barack obama carried those four counties in pennsylvania with 57% of the vote if he carried the state. mitt romney grew up in bloomfield hills. >> a suburb of detroit. >> well, i grew up in the same area, went to the same high school so i'm quite familiar with it. he seems to be doing better. i if you look at the battleground poll -- the pew research poll where you have a big sample. so if you have a subsample you have some confidence the numbers are good. you see that romney, post-october 3rd debate, is carrying apparently statistically significant margins. people with incomes over over $75,000. barack obama carried them 15-49 in 2008. romney made bigger gains with the high income people than people in the lower income category. >> the swing over the last 20 years in affluen
.com is your destination for all things giants. >>> and turning now to the other fall contest, your california ballot once again inclouds a request for more money. and tonight there's a growing push to get californians to support a tax hike. governor brown spent this week campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax a quarter cent and state income taxes on the rich. and as we speak, some of your neighbors are joining the fight. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington is in oakland where democrats have a phone bank to urge voters to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. >> reporter: as november 6th approaches volunteers are making a final push to get people to the polls. inside the democratic party headquarters here in oakland volunteers are taking part in the statewide day of action and pope bank. on the phones since 10:00 a.m. calling democrats across the state asking them to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. prop 32 would ban unions from using payroll deducted found for political -- funds for political purposes. prop 30 hikes the state sales tax by a quarter cent. the 30 d
: initial jobless claims and another drop in that statistic. music to the market's years but california singing a different tune. melissa: the perfect storm, the east is hunkering down for what could be a very serious storm. we will bring you the latest. we will also show you medals as we head to break. we at talking about oil and energy. we will see what metals are doing. gold and silver higher but copper trading down by 1/2%. we will be right back. lori: as we do every 15 minutes let's check the markets. nicole petallides on the floor of the stock exchange. you have your eye on big movers. nicole: look at someestocks that are on the move. let's start out with zynga. a big winner and big loser. zynga is up 14%. people didn't anticipate too much from zynga. everybody knows the popular game farmville but they saw surging results and announced a share buyback program. good day for zynga panelists think they have and challenging environment. their output is disappointing, coming and with quarterly numbers. stock is down 20%, a new 52 week low and this is a stock that is soaring in 2007 but
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it be symantec or mcafee, that's a place i want to be. don't forget life lock this week. steve in california, steve? >> caller: sunny california beach boo-ya to you from california. >> well, you've got the edge on me. >> caller: right on highway 1. >> all right. >> caller: news corp, they're going to be splitting up maybe. hear that might be a publishing side and entertainment side -- >> 30 bucks, 30 bucks. that's where stephanie link and i think it is headed. she's co-portfolio manager with me. we think there's a $30 number that comes when you break that into the pieces. it's a win. do you yahoo!? i think ceo marisa mayer is what yahoo! needed. i think she has what it takes to turn this company around. particularly when it comes to unlocking value. and the sum of its parts. congratulations, marisa. stay with cramer. >>> coming up, industrial strength, prologis is at the center of the global supply chain. operating a portfolio of distribution centers, warehouses and commercial real estate around the world. tonight, cramer is talking to the ceo to get a real read on the economy. >>> it is tim
-list hollywood types right now. he is in california hoping to leave there in a couple days with a few million more dollars in his campaign fund. he just spoke to a concert crowd in los angeles and let's get out there and talk about what is going on. dan, campaign sources say they hope to drum up $10 million over the next two days. what is the strategy? is he arming up to get working in the battleground states here? >> reporter: the strategy really is about the battleground states, don. look at where the president has been traveling over the next several months. many trips to colorado and florida where he will be headed later in the week. a lot of time spent in virginia and we can't forget about ohio. the president was there last friday, and he returns ain after leaving from the west coast again. a lot of money and time being spent in the key battleground states. if you watch television in those states, just about every few minutes you will see one of the campaign ads from the president or from his gop opponent, mitt romney. they believe if you can hang on or win the key bat
and singers and a-list hollywood types right now. he's in california, hoping to leave there in a couple of days with a few million more in his campaign fund. let's get to dan lothian. campaign sources say they hope to drum up $10 million over the next two days. what is the strategy? is he arming up to get working in the battleground states here? >> the strategy really is all about the battleground states, don. look at where the president s been traveling over the next several months. he's made many trips to colorado. to florida, where he'll be he headed later in the week. he spent a lot of time in virginia. and we can't forget about ohio. the president was just there on friday. and returns there after leaving the west coast. that's the strategy. a lot of money, a lot of time being spent in the key battleground states. if you watch television in those states, every few minutes, you'll see one of the campaign ads from the president or from mitt romney. they believe in you can hang on or win the key battleground states, that's the road to victory in the upcoming election, don. >> and the p
is going on in california with $6 a gallon gas breaking out one month before the election. >>> election tipping point. president obama elevates sesame street's big bird to a whole new level. >>> sandusky speaks hours before being sentenced on 46 koucounts school abuse. >>> and curious discovery. the ma are. s rover finds a bright object on the surface but what is it? >> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. those stories and much more straight ahead on "first look." >>> well from sesame street to main street, last week's debate has catapulted big bird to the forefront of the presidential campaign. mitt romney said he would cut funding to the public broadcasting service in order to help reduce the country's deficit. now the obama camp released a new tongue and cheek ad casting the star as a criminal mastermind. will it be infective? take a look and decide for yourself. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> bernie madoff, ken lay, gluttons of greed. and the man who towered over him. one man who has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> big, yellow, a mena
work out. >>> quite a story. parents in california issuing a violent warning to drivers there. you hit my kid or you will be shot. drivers regularly ignore the 25 mile per hour speed limit. they are worried about their kid's safety. >> we were so tired of all of the speeders and he was just fed up with it one day grabbed the board and started writing on it. >> i am not here to hurt anybody. that's not my intentions. want everyone to slow down we are good. >> can't blame them. the couple feel like the sign is working. they say more drivers are slowing down. >> in 2008 it was obama girl. now it is paul ryan girl singing let's get fiscal. ♪ let's get fiscal fiscal ♪ i wanna get fiscal ♪ let me hear reality ♪ reality ♪ talk about reality >> wow. meredith walker playing off the 1980s hit let's get physical by olivia newton john. she appeared on "hannity" last night. >> ever since i was a kid my parents let me choose what i wanted to believe, but they also kept me informed. sings i was 12 i told them i wanted to be (inaudible) when i grew up. >> it has 30,000 hits on youtube. that
, and the wealthiest, biggest producing states, california, new york, texas, and florida, are going to be the biggest revenue losers because of that money being taken from them and sent to washington. and you have a state like california where the governor is trying to engineer a tax increase on top of that. how this cannot have a depresssive effect on the economy is hard to see. >> i think we also know the super wealthy know how to work the tax system. so unless there's fundamental tax reform that gets rid of a lot of the loopholes and tax advantages, someone who is very wealthy can use, you're not going to collect those revenues. more of the same with basically middle income class people getting hit. >> which of the tax increases won't take place if mitt romney is elected? >> romney said he doesn't want the big hikes on income or investment. >> going to repeal obamacare. >> also saying he wants tax reform to bring down the corporate rate to something roughly competitive with the world. i think the hope is that you would probably see if romney is elected, a postponement of the big fiscal decisions.
environment for that talent. >> energy and then campaign finance. >> you are looking at california right now. their massive increases in the costs. when consumers are paying for gasoline, they're not able to purchase their basic commodities every day. what is happening? governor brown is proposing a relaxation of regulation that impact energy industry. that is clearly a concession that regulation drives the costs of energy. we need to have the same focus of discussion in washington. what is happening in california can happen -- >> it is harder to buy gas in california and hawaii, from what i heard. -- than hawaii, from what i heard. >> if you have a stool with two legs, it will fall over. look at what the canadians did with their cash cow. we have more of a cash cow in energy than anyone. we can do spending, taxes, and energy with our cash cow. we can make a real deal. >> tom, you think this will happen with the makeup of the government we have today? >> i think when people figure out there is a big chunk of change and there is a debate of people trying to protect entitlements and those tryi
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